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    Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica

    Playa Matapalo | Sardinal Carrillo - Guanacaste, Sardinal, Costa Rica
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          Traveller (4090)
          Pool & Beach (729)
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good29%
          • Average10%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
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          Free Internet
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          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
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          Restaurant
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
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          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
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          Casino
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          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday

          OK so I have stayed at Riu Palace all over Mexico and Caribbean. This one was very similar. Way too glitzy for me felt more like Vegas or Cancun than Costa Rica. Food was OK. Rooms were Purple and I personally did not like the...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          The rooms were spacious and the king bed huge. although we knew we were going during the start of the rainy season we had a great time and the small amounts of rain did not deter from the fun. The location is secluded and everything...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          Stayed at this resort with a party of 12 (family vacation) and had a nice stay. This resort is very large so if you have any family members with a handicap, it's a bit difficult to get around with a wheelchair unless you walk far...More

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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          Great staff, great food and drinks, 5 restaurants, frequent menu changes on buffets, hotel and grounds and pools kept immaculate and sparkling. Never did figure out how to use the phone to call the desk, but as we're packing to leave, saw the info packet......More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          Words can't describe my experience this was my second time visiting this hotel the staff remembered me I remember them with pictures.I had the ocean view this time what a site to behold the food was outstanding plus a treat all theme restaurants no waiting...More

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          Hotel Riu Guanacaste
          6,099 reviews
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Casino and Gambling
          Details
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          • US$267 - US$572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 538
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          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Gulf of Papagayo >
          • Sardinal
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          Traveller (4090)
          Pool & Beach (729)
          Room & Suite (574)
          Dining (344)
          Hotel & Grounds (2607)
          Bathroom (62)
          Family and Play Areas (18)
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          JaffaCat2012
          Hello, does the TV have any English speaking channels, thanks
          25 May 2017|
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          Heather P
          Is there top shelf liquor served here?
          24 May 2017|
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          Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
          Not really - kinda medium shelf. Smirnoff, Jim beam, Johnnie Walker red; stoli and tanqueray at some bars. Rum is all local and Nicaraguan, so that's cool.
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          Heather P
          Are top shelf liquors served? Also are we able to use the pool and restaurants at the resort next door?
          24 May 2017|
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          Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
          As long as you request it, otherwise you get the bar brands. The hotel next door is a younger more active crowd so depending on your age, you may want more nightlife. The palace is quiet after the shows end. You can use... More
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          "High floors with ocean view are worth the upgrade"
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          "Rooms closer to the ends of the halls have better views"
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          "Get the ocean view over garden view"
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          "Rooms away from restaurant and theatre as balcony can be seen from these locations"
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